Head of Buying & Disposition (m/f/d)

Hugo Boss
Stuttgart, DE
25 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work passionately and to high standards from the initial idea through to the finished product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to be creative in an inspiring and international working environment - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Head of Buying & Disposition (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a Head of Buying & Disposition (m/f/d) to strengthen our Sourcing & Production division.

What you can expect:
  • Responsible for the strategic management of the department, incl. maintaining the company budget and streamlining costs
  • Define and develop purchasing strategies
  • Define working dynamics for buying & disposition activities to achieve defined KPIs. Ensure tight monitoring of business allocation, implementation of root cause analysis and market development anticipation
  • Establish reporting measures on relevant KPI´s to provide transparent performance tracking and correction action plans on buying and disposition strategies
  • Maintain market conditions knowledge to manage completion of contract commitments to satisfy both Gross Margin contribution, Quality and On Time Performance expectations
  • Project management / ownership in national and international projects
  • Lead and further development of the Buying & Disposition teams
  • Creating an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture

Your profile:
  • At least 8-10 years of experience in buying and/or production coordination
  • Proven leaderships skills and willingness to approach to change, inclusiv strong ability to unite, align and lead a team
  • Previous experience in the Fashion and Luxury Industry are preferred
  • Profound understanding of buying practices and processes
  • Highly advanced project management skills and strong analytical skills, including the ability to collect, analyse and present data
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and café, Times.

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